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There are probably LOTS of things about Johnny that you don’t know like:

He Reads and Speaks 5 languages fluently
1. English 2. Portuguese 3.  Spanish  4.  ASL (American Sign Language) and 5.  French

The following are some of the things that Johnny (John) has currently worked on, in or with.  
For the most current, go to the Home page.

JOHNNY (JOHN) loves to speak to groups and organizations on many different subjects.

John  O. Whitaker, Jr. CATCii, CAODC
Can speak on “Addiction in the Workplace”, “Signs & Symptoms of an Addict”  “The History of Addiction & How it continues today” and many other Treatment & Addiction themes.  
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Johnny Whitaker

Speaks to groups and others on “How Anyone can Overcome Major Trauma, Addiction and other Ism’s”

“Young People in Showbiz”

He also LOVES to teach and direct Young Professional Actors and  Older as well.  For these and other subjects, contact Johnny


June 13 Johnny & Scott Kolden
were bros. on Sid Krofft’s Podcast
“The Unusual Artistry of
Sid Krofft”

Click on this Link to watch and listen to the broadcast!!  Fun Fun Fun!!

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MORE from THIS year and  former years.

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Johnny was a guest of his dear Friend Sheena Metal on her NEW
Show on KGRA at 3:00 pm
Please Join us!!  

Great to see her again!!

April  15 & 16, 2022

Johnny was a guest at the Hollywood Show at The Burbank Airport Marriott.  Great to  see lots of friends and especially Marty Krofft before the Krofft Kon on May 21st.

50 years ago Johnny and his family moved from the San Fernando Valley to Columbia, MO while Johnny filmed and starred in the film “ Tom Sawyer”
Johnny was there for the city’s
4th of July Country Picnic
The fireworks started at Sunset with
a special 50th Anniversary showing of the

Film on a super large screen in the meadow where the actual picnic scenes were filmed.

For the past 12 years, Johnny has been celebrating the lives of friends and others he lost due to a drug overdose.  Anissa Jones (Buffy),
Lani O’Grady, Dana Plato & Her Son Tyler, Eric Douglas, Michael Jackson, Celeste Holm and Nathan Egan.  This year my god nephew, Jared Bowie died of a Fenanyl/Drug overdose.  He was my New member.
If you’d like your  loved one to be celebrated in 2023, please send their  information to  or and you can share information about your loved one who may be gone but never forgotten.  

September is also Nat’l  Recovery Month, Celebrated Lives
Recovered from an addictive disease or disorder.  My friend, Butch “Eddie Munster” Patrick graciously agreed to share some of his recovery story with us along with others.

For the 3rd Year, Johnny was a special celebrity guest at
The Western Legends
Heritage & Music Festival
In Kanab Utah

August 18-20

We had a great time there!!!

Listen on Facebook to the Sunday episode of The Retro Time Machine Pod cast where Johnny &  Host Jay Jennings will be talking all about what Johnny is up to.

ON SATURDAY, May 21st, Johnny will be near Oakland, CA at the
Orinda Theatre for the first ever
Johnny, Butch Patrick, Wesley Eure,
Kathy Coleman, Sharon Baird &
Christopher Knight were all there to represent